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STRANGE DEATH OF A NAVVY.

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STRANGE DEATH OF A NAVVY. A HEAVY FALL IN VERE-STREET. INQUEST AND VERDICT. Mr E. B. Reece, coroner, held an inquest at the Barry Dock Police-court on Tuesday respecting the sad circumstances connected with the death of Thomas Hoskins (55), a navvy, who died on Sunday after having fallen heavily the previous night on a deorstep in Vere-street, Cadoxton. Deceased lodged with Mrs Sainsbury, of 7, Courtenay-road, but it is believed that he was a married man. De- ceased left her house about nine o'clock in a more or less drunken condition, and oia Sunday morning she sent to the Police-station, where they told her be had been found lying in the road. When going out his landlady had to assist him down the steps at the front of her premises.—Mary Ann Daniels, 12, Foster street, with whom deceased had pre- viously lodged, said that during the twelve months he bad been with her he bad had two fite, in one of which he remained for hours. Tilat was about three months ago.-John Hopkins, a young labourer, said that about ten o'clock on the Satur- day night he saw deceased waik down Vel a-street in a peculiar manner, when suddenly he whirled round a ,d fell heavily with his head upon a door- step. The blow rendered him insensible, and a man and witness put him in a sitting position. The police then arrived, and P, lice-cotst.bl, HamLIett attended to him as well as lie could, and he was afterwards conveyed to the police-station in a trap. Po ice-con stable Thomas Hamblftt, of Sully, corroborated this statement. Witness said he had seeu deceased in a diunken state just before the occurrence. Atter taking him to the station and placing him in the cells witness went to see him shortly after midnight. They succeeded in partially arousing him, and he then endeavoured to give them his name, but he went off to sieep again. Witness thought that deceased was only suffering from the effects of driuk, because he taw no marks of injury upon. hin.Police-sergeant Ben Davies, said he was at the station when they brought deceased in. H* then examined him, but coula tind no mark of injury upon him. Witness agahi visited deceased in the ceil about one o'clock. lie was then asleep. About eight o'clock the next morning witness became alarmed at the deceased not coming to, and he then sent for the doctor at once. Dr Treharne came and ordered his removal to the Voluntary Hospital, where be was taken forthwith on au ambulance.—Dr Kent said he saw deceased at the hospital in an unconscious state, Buffering probably from hemorrhage into the brain. There were no external marks of injury on de- cea8erl,who died about 5.30 p.m. A post-mortem examination of the body was made ou Monday b) witness and Dr King. A small bruise was then found rn the !eft side of the back of the hed, but no fracture. There was a large clot of blood on the right side of the brain, which would cause compression, death occurring from hemorrhage into the braiD, which must have bejjun before oeoased fell, or have been eat-ed by tie f.ll, which w <8 very probable.—A verdic, ".a. returned in actord- ance m ith the medical evidence.

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